The first post from DVMS Director Tony Evans on his new blog in his new role as Chair of the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators.
IQ tests of children educated according to the Montessori method revealed they enjoyed a higher level of intelligence than the children educated according to the traditional method.*
A new peer reviewed study (once again) shows a direct correlation between inspiring intelligence and Montessori environments. That’s right. A calm, loving, developmentally appropriate environment rich with activities that are age and stage appropriate actually leads to children with higher IQs.
I know what you are thinking. That is because they are all private school kids. But the same holds true for Montessori in public schools. A different study from earlier this year shows children in public Montessori schools have higher levels of success than children in traditional schools.
This shouldn’t be surprising. Dr. Montessori had the humility to base her pedagogy on observation not invention. So it works.
Tony Evans is the Chair of the Canadian Council of Montessori Administrators (CCMA)…
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